We have considerable background and experience in risk assessments and fire engineering and can help you find the right balance between Risk - Cost - Benefit. Apart from our risk assessment expertise, we also provide statutory assessments of fire related systems (fire system commissioning, life cycle integrity testing, overseeing fire system maintenance plans, etc). 

DelFire is owned and operated by John De Lorenzo, an internationally recognised fire safety consultant. At DelFire we are passionate about your physical risks and finding the right strategies to address them.  Our enthusiasm is supported by our service commitment:


  • We provide our offering based upon considerable experience in the insurance and risk management industry.

  • We provide impartial technical and professional advice.

  • We help our clients in understanding the technical issues and the logic behind the solutions offered.

  • We value the client relationships upon which our business is based.

  • We act as our client's advocate at all times.

  • John's technical background originated from the insurance sector. He has considerable experience in the preparation of Underwriting Reports, assisting clients, effectively responding to insurer recommendations and implementing risk improvement projects while taking into account the property insurance implications, etc.


While we consult to some clients on specific short term projects, we also work on extended terms where we hold regular support and review meetings.



About Us

John De Lorenzo


John is a Mechanical and Fire Safety Engineer with a strong insurable risk and fire safety background.  He has worked internationally for many years including overseas secondments. 


John's CV can be found here.   



Chartered Professional Engineer (Aust)

NPER - National Professional Engineer Register

Mechanical and Fire Safety Engineer - Victoria (RBP)

Fire Safety Engineer - Queensland

Fire Safety Engineering - NSW


Professional Memberships

Institute of Engineers (Aust)

National Fire Protection Association

Fire Protection Association Australia

Risk Management Institute of Australia



VESDA ASPIRE accredited 2014 - 2017

Maintains and operates HASS hydraulic modelling software.

Fire hydrant, sprinkler and pump testing equipment